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Brian Brown Slams Dan Savage After Controversial After-Dinner Debate

Posted 08.24.2012 | Gay Voices

Dan Savage's after-dinner debate with Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage this week was perhaps most striking for its overall civili...

Anti-gay Organizations Exploit and Fundraise in Wake of Attack

Herndon Graddick | Posted 10.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Herndon Graddick

The shooting that took place at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Family Research Council last week was a tragedy. The security guard who apprehended the shooter is a hero. The actions of anti-gay groups in the aftermath have been nothing short of reprehensible.

The Great Debate: Dan Savage Talks Gay Marriage, LGBT Rights With NOM's Brian Brown

Posted 08.22.2012 | Gay Voices

Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) finally took Dan Savage up on his invitation for an after-dinner debate on same-sex marria...

Is It Christian To Be Anti-Gay?

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

While these groups may do some excellent work with Christian charities, their primary focus is on fighting to have the rights of LGBT people denied. But over the years they've been able to frame what it is they do with those "pro-family" and "Christian" modifiers.

Is Gay Marriage a Threat to David Cameron's Government?

James Peron | Posted 10.20.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Religious right groups and traditionalist conservatives are ringing warning bells, telling David Cameron that if England passes marriage equality, Christians will flee the Tories in large numbers.

Is Notorious Anti-Gay Group Behind Effort To Sabotage Obama's African-American Support?

Alvin McEwen | Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

Last week, a group of African-American pastors held a press conference announcing that they are starting a campaign to get black voters to withhold their votes from President Obama until he no longer supports marriage equality.

You Can Give, But You Can't Hide -- The Amway Boycott

Fred Karger | Posted 10.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

After much consideration and discussion, Rights Equal Rights has decided to declare a global boycott of Amway and its parent Alticor.

WATCH: Man's Fiery Anti-Gay Protest Goes Hilariously Awry

Posted 08.06.2012 | Gay Voices

Video footage of a gay rights opponent's protest gone awry is going viral in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) blogosphere. Origin...

Lila Shapiro

NOM Praises Chick-Fil-A CEO's Anti-Gay Marriage Stance | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.20.2012 | Gay Voices

In recent weeks, as a wave of business executives and corporations have signaled support for legalizing same-sex marriage, groups that oppose gay marr...

Know Thine Enemy: 10 Of The Worst Anti-LGBT Moments Of The Week

Posted 09.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Every weekend we bring you a round up of either the best LGBT moments from the week before -- our Something To Celebrate series -- or, as you'll see b...

Know Thine Enemy: 10 Of The Worst Anti-LGBT Moments Of The Week

Posted 09.14.2012 | Gay Voices

Every weekend we bring you a round up of either the best LGBT moments from the week before -- our Something To Celebrate series -- or, as you'll see b...

Kirk Cameron Has More To Say On Upholding 'Traditional' Marriage

Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices

If you thought the outpouring of negative comments Kirk Cameron received when he appeared on Piers Morgan's show in March and stated that homosexualit...

How the Right, Not Social 'Elites,' Made Marriage Equality a National Issue

James Peron | Posted 09.01.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Writer Brendan O'Neill wrote an odd attack on marriage equality. What is revealing, he says, is that gay marriage is "a tool of the elite" which indicates "one's superiority over the hordes, particularly those of a religious or redneck persuasion."

Lila Shapiro

Gay Marriage Foes Ask Powerful Force To Just Stay 'Neutral' | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Reflecting how far the corporate world has shifted on gay rights in recent years, three of the leading groups opposed to same-sex marriage have recent...

National Organization for Marriage Hiding Ties to 'Objective' Anti-Gay Parenting Study

Alvin McEwen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

One would think that for the sake of disclosure, NOM could have mentioned that its founder and chairman emeritus had a huge hand in not only the study's funding, but possibly also its publicity.

SJP's Obama Ad Shows President Advocates Polygamous And Incestuous Marriages: NOM

Posted 06.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has condemned Sarah Jessica Parker's Obama for America campaign ad, citing the clip as implying that the ...

Dan Savage Makes Unusual Offer To NOM President For Bible Debate

Posted 05.22.2012 | Gay Voices

It looks like Dan Savage is taking the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) President Brian Brown up on his offer for a Bible debate -- and the ou...

FPPC Sworn Complaint Filed Against NOM

Fred Karger | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

I have found that the National Organization for Marriage did not report an additional $345,400 to Proposition 8 -- including $10,000 from Mitt Romney.

Behind The Striking Relationship Between NOM & Right-Wing Group

Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

By Sofia Resnick WASHINGTON -- "NOM is not a partisan organization or a stalking horse for either party," wrote National Organization for Marri...

Amendment One N.C.: Anti-Gay Marriage Donors

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

North Carolina voters went to the polls Tuesday and voted to pass a referendum -- Amendment One -- that banned same-sex marriage and civil unions for ...

North Carolina's Anti-Gay Marriage Snowball -- Where Will It Stop?

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Were supporters of North Carolina Amendment One to honestly acknowledge what the amendment will definitely do, as well as what it might do, they'd be fighting for a losing proposition.

Racial Justice And LGBT Equality: Moving Beyond The Politics Of 'Divide and Conquer'

Ian Thompson | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Ian Thompson

New data released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau clearly show that the race-based "divide and conquer" strategies being pursued by organizations like NOM not only are ugly and divisive but fly in the face of reality.

WATCH: NOM's Comments On Same-Sex Couples And Their Children Go Beyond The Pale

Alvin McEwen | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen


Ministers Betray the Black Community by Defending Race-Baiting Group

Alvin McEwen | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices
Alvin McEwen

The National Organization for Marriage has been steadily attempting to blunt the charges that it is trying to drive a wedge between the black and gay communities on the subject of marriage equality.

NOM's Race Baiting Backfires: Minority Groups Stand Together Against Bigotry

Waymon Hudson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

By having their wedge-based plan exposed for all to see, and in such stark terms, NOM has stirred a sense of commonality among the very minority groups they sought to divide. Being demonized for crass political expediency, it turns out, is something that many groups can relate to.